League Competitions

Camberley LTC – Clubs Teams, Leagues and Competitions

Overview

The Club enters Men’s, Ladies and Mixed teams into various leagues and competitions throughout the year. Each team has a Captain that is responsible for a team and corresponding competition. Teams are based on squads and it is important to match players ability to the right team.

Competitions

Aldershot District League (ADLTA)- Winter & Summer

This is our local league and is played across a number of clubs within a 10-mile radius of Aldershot. This league operates a Winter and Summer programme.

Winter League - is played on weekends on a home and away basis. Matches are doubles, 2 pairs in each team, each pair playing two matches. Matches are the best of 3 sets, with a 7 point tie-break at 6-6 in games for the first 2 sets and a 10 point Championship Breaker for the 3rd set if required. Matches normally start at 10am.

Promotion and Relegation is based on the top 2 and bottom 2 clubs at the end of the season. For the Premier League there is no promotion.

Currently the club enters the following teams:

  • Men’s A      Ladies A      Mixed A
  • Men’s B      Ladies B      Mixed B
  • Men’s C      Ladies C

Summer League – is played during weekdays on a home and away basis. Matches are doubles, 3 pairs in each team, each pair play three matches. Matches are a single set with a 7 point tie-break at 6-6 in games. Matches normally start at 6:30pm. Promotion and Relegation is based on the top 2 and bottom 2 clubs at the end of the season. For the Premier League there is no promotion.

Currently the club enters the following teams:

  • Men’s A      Ladies A      Mixed A
  • Men’s B      Ladies B      Mixed B
  • Men’s C      Ladies C

Note: The club has petitioned the ADLTA for a change in format for the Summer league from 2019. This will be decided on the 13th  February at the ADLTA AGM. Depending on the outcome the Summer League format may be revised.

Surrey League – Winter & Summer

This is the Surrey league which covers all clubs in Surrey. It is broken down into divisions with a subset of divisions for West and Eastern parts of the county. The club enters teams for both the Winter and Summer seasons.

Matches are played at weekends on a home and away basis. Matches are doubles, 2 pairs in each team, each pair playing two matches. Matches are the best of 3 sets, with a 7 point tiebreak at 6-6 in games for the first 2 sets and a 10 point Championship Breaker for the 3rd set if required. Matches normally start at 10am.

Promotion and Relegation is based on the top 2 and bottom 2 clubs at the end of the season. The top club advancing two divisions up, the second from top advancing up one division. Similarly, the bottom club moves down 2 divisions, and the one from bottom down one division.

Currently the club enters the following teams:

  • Men’s A      Ladies A
  • Men’s B      Ladies B

Surrey Team Tennis – Summer Only

This is the National club league team competition played at a County level with the top teams in the county qualifying to play in the regional or national division. This tournament is the only one that counts to official LTA player ratings.

Matches comprise of 4 singles. Matches are the best of 3 sets, with a 7 point tie-break at 6-6 in games for the first 2 sets and a 10 point Championship Breaker for the 3rd set if required. Players are matched to their opponents based on their LTA player rating.

This is then followed by 2 doubles matches. Matches are the best of 3 sets, with a 7 point tie-break at 6-6 in games for the first 2 sets and a 10 point Championship Breaker for the 3rd set if required. Pairs are matched to their opponents based on their LTA player rating.

Each match win is worth a point. Where points are shared after completing singles and doubles matches, a knockout 10 point tie-break (shootout) is held for top 2 singles players and if required a doubles match to determine the overall winner.

Promotion and Relegation is based on the top 2 and bottom 2 clubs at the end of the season. The top club advancing two divisions up, the second from top advancing up one division. Similarly, the bottom club moves down 2 divisions, and the one from bottom one division.

Matches are on fixed dates during the Summer and always on a Sunday. Home matches start normally at 12pm.

Currently the club enters the following teams:

  • Men’s A       Ladies A

Surrey Knockout Cup Events – Winter & Summer

The club enters teams into the following competitions. All matches are on a traditional knockout basis.

  • Men’s Grade B     Ladies Grade B.    Men’s Over 55

Matches are played at weekends on a home or away basis. Matches are doubles, 2 pairs in each team, each pair playing two matches. Matches are the best of 3 sets, with a 7 point tiebreak at 6-6 in games for the first 2 sets and a 10 point Championship Breaker for the 3rd set if required. Matches normally start at 10am.

Surrey Closed Postal – Winter & Summer

Surrey LTA run a closed postal tournament for members of affiliated Surrey tennis clubs. Events are for both singles, doubles and mixed and cover a wide range of age groups from Open, O35, O45, O55 and O60. The club has had in recent years notable success in these events.

If you wish to receive further information on how to enter please contact either the Men’s or Ladies Captain. You will need to be registered on the LTA website and have a membership number and have your home club as Camberley LTC. All entries are online and at your own expense.

Match Fees

Other than the Surrey Closed Postal, if playing a match for a team there will be a charge of £2 per player to cover costs of balls and refreshments. Captains are responsible for collecting monies.

4th January 2019